Mendelian ratio

noun

Definition of Mendelian ratio

: the ratio of occurrence of various phenotypes in any cross involving Mendelian characters especially : the 3:1 ratio shown by the second filial generation of offspring from parents differing in respect to a single character

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“Mendelian ratio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mendelian%20ratio. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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